EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market here said same-store sales grew 3.6% in the first fiscal quarter — the lowest rate of growth since the chain was established in 2007. Philip Clarke, chief executive officer of Tesco, Fresh & Easy's United Kingdom-based parent company, said the U.S. operation "maintained a positive sales momentum despite seeing a moderation in its like-for-like growth rate as it annualizes three years of strong sales ...
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